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I LOVE LUCY - Page One

I LOVE LUCY
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I Love Lucy on DVD
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I Love Lucy: Complete 1st Season
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I Love Lucy: Complete 3rd Season
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I Love Lucy: Complete 5th Season
I Love Lucy: Complete 6th Season
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Lucy and Desi Movie Collection


Part of the "I Love Lucy" success was the real relationship between Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. The love showed. While Lucy always has some splainin' to do for her antics, he always forgave her.

The show ran in a period of TV history when married people slept in separate beds which would explain why on TV, women didn't get "pregnant." Expecting, maybe. So when Lucille Ball became pregnant with her second child in 1952, the network felt the morning sickness. They worried about ratings. They worried about sponsors. But Lucy fought for and won the right to do "pregnant stories."

The result? Some 54 million people turned in on January 19, 1953 to watch the episode "Lucy Goes to the Hospital" when Lucy would deliver. In an odd bit of coincidence, the show aired on the same day that Lucille Ball actually delivered Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV.

Sadly, the strain on the marriage was too much. Arnaz had a problem with booze and women and evidentually Lucy left him. They divorced in 1960. She bought out his shares of Desilu.

Yet Lucille Ball was a survivor and work was her salvation. The networks doubted she could carry a show on her own. They were wrong. She forged ahead with "The Lucille Ball Show" (1962-1968), "Here's Lucy" (1968-1974) and short-lived "Life With Lucy" (1968).






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Lucille Ball and Gary Morton

I Love Lucy Trivia - Guest Appearances

I Love Lucy photo
"Lucy Does a TV Commercial"
1st Season DVD
5/5/1952
"Hollywood At Last"
4th Season DVD
2/7/1955
Eve Arden, William Holden
"The Fashion Show"
4th Season DVD
2/28/1955
Don Loper, Sheila MacRae
"The Hedda Hopper Story"
4th Season DVD
3/14/1955
"The Star Upstairs"
4th Season DVD
4/18/1955
Cornell Wilde
"In Palm Springs"
4th Season DVD
4/25/1955
Rock Hudson
"The Dancing Star"
4th Season DVD5/2/1955
Van Johnson
"Lucy and Harpo Marx"
4th Season DVD
5/9/1955
Harpo Marx
"The Tour"
4th Season DVD
5/30/1955
Richard Widmark
"Lucy and John Wayne"
5th Season DVD
10/10/1955
"Lucy Meets Charles Boyer"
5th Season DVD
3/5/1956
"Lucy and Bob Hope"
6th Season DVD
10/1/1956
"Lucy and Superman"
6th Season DVD
1/14/1957
George Reeves as Superman


Lucille Ball
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"Lucy Tells the Truth"
3rd Season DVD
11/9/1953

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I Love Lucy Trivia
Favorite Episodes

"The Ballet"
1st Season DVD
2/18/52
Contortions at the ballet bar

"The Freezer"
1st Season DVD
4/28/52
Stuck in the freezer in the basement

"Lucy Does a TV Commercial"
1st Season DVD
5/5/1952
The Vitameatavegamin story

"Job Switching"
2nd Season DVD
9/15/52
The candy factory story

"Lucy Tells the Truth"
3rd Season DVD
11/9/1953
Knife throwing story

"Lucy's Italian Movie"
5th Season DVD
4/16/56
The grape-stomping story